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  • New Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program helps military and families with deployments

    "I didn't know that!" That was the phrase most commonly heard during March's first Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event held in San Diego. Approximately 120 attendees were present during the two day program. "This program is for you," said Brig. Gen James Melin, 452nd Air Mobility Wing commander. "The reality is that there are challenges
  • Combat Camera documents 80th LULAC Convention

    Airmen from the 4th Combat Camera Squadron recently returned from San Juan, Puerto Rico, where they documented the Air Force Reserve Command's (AFRC) presence at the 80th League of United Latin American Citizens Convention and Exposition (LULAC). For Tech. Sgt. Frank Govea, the humidity was stifling, but the culture experience was exhilarating.
  • Reservist institutes 'Moving Forward' classes

    The pilot week of 'Moving Forward' behavioral health classes at March ARB ended in success July 24. The classes were held on a by-request basis for one week, with instructor Tech. Sgt. William Pryor traveling to classrooms across base to teach subjects that included anger management, stress management and Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome
  • March reservist a first responder in rollover

    DEVORE, Calif.--Senior Master Sgt. Fred Miles had just finished his drill weekend at March Air Reserve Base and was heading home to Palmdale, Calif., on July 12, when he witnessed a vehicle rollover on I-15, near the Cleghorn Road exit. "I saw something that flew over the right side of the highway. I thought it was a motorcycle since I had just
  • Raincross Trophy Dinner honors best in Fourth Air Force

    The 452nd Air Mobility Wing was awarded the Raincross Trophy Thursday evening, July 23, at the 11th annual Raincross Trophy Dinner, held at the Riverside Convention Center. The awards dinner was sponsored by the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce Military Affairs Committee. It is held to celebrate the excellent work and commitment of the 11
  • Annual Education Fair Held

    Heather Buckner (left), Education Liaison for Kaplan University, discusses Registered Nursing degree programs with Tech. Sgt. Kelly Buettner at the annual Education Fair. Approximately 50 people attended this event which followed the Community College of the Air Force graduation ceremony at March Air Reserve Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master
  • New March web site open for comments

    March news became interactive when Major Don Traud, 452nd AMW Public Affairs Director, uploaded content to a new March web site on July 9. The new web site features media-sharing upgrades and social networking capabilities. Beacon stories are posted on the web site after printing and, now, March web site users can leave comments online, as well as
  • Camp March: base provides hands-on training and speakers

    Over 100 JROTC cadets participated in a duo of two-week leadership sessions at March ARB during the last half of June. The goal of the leadership camps was to teach the cadets to be good citizens and to develop leadership skills. The adult leaders, mostly ROTC instructors from area high schools and members of the Reserve Officers Association,